Phone Comparison - HTC One Max vs HTC Desire 826 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC Sony
Announced October 2013 January 2015 March 2015
Status Available - October 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Silver Various Black, White, Coral, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
- 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.73 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
Weight 217 g (7.65 oz) - 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E2333, E2363
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E2312
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) - E2333
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor - - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 405 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 8 GB / 16 GB (E2333, E2363)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.9 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% - 65.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB / 16 GB (E2333, E2363), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 2600 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 585 h (3G) - Up to 493 h (2G)
Up to 488 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G) - Up to 12 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)